Month: May 2021

Mac Lochlainn says community festivals and sports events should not have to pay for…

first_imgHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp Mac Lochlainn says community festivals and sports events should not have to pay for policing Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest News, Sport and Obituaries on Wednesday May 26th GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Help sought in search for missing 27 year old in Letterkenny Google+ Pinterestcenter_img By admin – July 8, 2015 Previous articleBarrymore ‘sues police over arrest’Next articleDACC to meet with Department of Health to discuss Breast Cancer Service admin A Donegal Deputy has begun a campaign to remove the obligation on local sports organisations and community based festivals to pay for policing services.Deputy Padraig Mac Lochlainn says Sinn Fein will introduce legislation to amend Section 30 of the Garda Síochána Act.Last month, it emerged that a festival in Co Donegal, which did not want to be identified, was charged €4,000 by gardaí to provide security at an event.Deputy MacLochlainn told the Dail Gardai don’t want to charge local communities for events…..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/paricgardacosts.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Twitter NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly WhatsApp Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme last_img read more

Future looks brighter for Donegal’s Town Councils

first_img Town Councils could be set for a reprieve with sources close to the environment minister indicating that Ireland’s Town Councils could be given extra powers in the upcoming revamp of local government.Fears have been expressed locally that Letterkenny, Buncrana, Bundoran and Ballyshannon town Councils could be scrapped as part of any reform.However sources suggest councils look likely to be beefed up, while regional authorities now look set to be scrapped under plans being brought to the cabinet. Twitter Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Facebook Twitter By News Highland – November 9, 2011 Pinterest Future looks brighter for Donegal’s Town Councils Facebook Newsx Adverts WhatsApp Google+center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Google+ Previous articleForum concerned at the level of alcohol abuse by Donegal teensNext article76th anniversary of Aranmore tragedy today News Highland NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img read more

Warning for parents over youths organising fights on their phones

first_img Warning for parents over youths organising fights on their phones Google+ Google+ Police in Foyle are investigating reports of two seperate incidents last weekend which they believed are linked and come as a resault of fights being organsised through social networking,At around 1am on Saturday morning a 28 year old man was assaulted by a group of unknown youths on the Old Strabane road, earlier there were reports of a large group of youths fighting.The man was knocked to the ground, punched and kicked by a group of young people and is believed to have been knocked unconscious for a time.Earlier, at around midnight on Friday police were called to reports of a large group of youths, both male and female, gathered in the Corrody Road area.It is believed they had gathered as a result of an organised fight arranged via BlackBerry Messenge on mobile phones.Police also received reports of damage to a number of cars on the Corrody Road where the youths had gathered.Police believe these incidents are linked and are asking parents to be aware of the dangers associated with organising fights via social media or mobile phones.Inspector William Mulligan urged parents to take responsibility for what their children get up to when out and about in the evenings and weekends with their friends. Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter Pinterest Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp Newsx Adverts Previous articleSlowdown in number paying the Household ChargeNext articlePart of Foyle Road in Derry closed in security alert News Highland Pinterestcenter_img LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Facebook Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp By News Highland – April 11, 2012 Facebook Twitter Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more

Doherty says Irish government could use European Investment Bank to source A5 funding

first_img Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Previous articleBridge replacement delay due to protection of fresh water musselNext articleLetterkenny third most overcrowded hospital in country today admin Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Doherty says Irish government could use European Investment Bank to source A5 funding WhatsApp Twitter Facebookcenter_img Pinterest Pinterest Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH By admin – August 27, 2014 West Tyrone MP Pat Doherty says that the Irish government should examine the potential of European Investment Bank funding to fulfill its A5 funding commitment, saying the bank is already funding works on the N17 between Sligo and Galway.Mr Doherty says the Irish government has given a general commitment that it will re-assess it’s finances next year, but he believes more should be done.He says money for the A5 has been ring-fenced by the executive which will enable the development of the Derry to Strabane and Omagh to Ballygawley sections, and he’s now seeking a meeting with Public Expenditure Minster Brendan Howlin to discuss funding for the remaining section from Strabane to Omagh.Mr Doherty says substantial work should be underway by the end of next year, and it’s vital that funding is in place…………..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/pdoca5update.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. News Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Google+ Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more

Motorists warned of flooding on Co Donegal roads

first_img Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Facebook Twitter Google+ Previous articleSenior garda to meet Asian community to discuss gold theftsNext articleDeputy Padraig MacLochalin defends Sinn Fein Dail sit-in News Highland Motorists warned of flooding on Co Donegal roads WhatsApp Pinterest Twitter Facebookcenter_img Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH WhatsApp LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Homepage BannerNews GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme Google+ By News Highland – November 13, 2014 Motorists are being warned to slow down as they make the journey home this evening.There’s widespread reports of flooding on many routes, with reports of flooding in Donegal Town, Letterkenny, Ballybofey, Buncrana, Carndonagh, Gaoth Dobhair and Pettigo. There are also reports of some flooding in Derry and Omagh.Met Eireann has issued yellow and orange weather warnings.Arwin Foley, Editor at AA Roadwatch, has this advice for drivers who find themselves caught in a flood…Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/16fole1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.last_img read more

Earagail Arts Festival kicks off as Clipper race leaves Derry

first_img Pinterest Newsx Adverts PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal WhatsApp Twitter Facebook Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Twitter Facebook The 24th Earagail Arts Festival kicks off today and runs until the 22nd of July.Over the two weeks, events will take place in venues all over the county, with a wide array of international acts, but also a strong emphasis on local talent under the “Made in Donegal” brand.Meanwhile, the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race leaves Derry today after a week of celebrations.There will be a parade of sail down the Foyle from 1 o’clock, the next stage of the race gets underweay at Greencastle this afternoon. Pinterestcenter_img Earagail Arts Festival kicks off as Clipper race leaves Derry WhatsApp Google+ Google+ Previous articleUnionists want Bloody Sunday invesigation to include Martin McGuinnessNext articleOrange Order members converge on Rossknowlagh for annual parade News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week By News Highland – July 7, 2012 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republiclast_img read more

Highland’s Farming News – Thursday 28th January

first_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released WhatsApp Highland’s Farming News – Thursday 28th January Twitter Pinterest RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Facebook By admin – January 28, 2016 Pinterest Google+center_img NewsPlayback WhatsApp Previous articleMcGinley misses Qatar Master cutNext articleRichard Gere flying for Audi Dublin International Film Festival admin HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry A 15 Minute Programme presented by Chris Ashmore every Thursday at 7.05pm highlighting all that’s happening in the farming community.Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/FarmJan28th2016.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republiclast_img read more

Kavanagh calls for end to tenant purchase scheme “discrimination”

first_img Facebook Previous articleMan pleads guilty to harassment, subjecting Dungloe family to “horrendous suffering”Next articleFIve PSNI officers hospitalised after landrover crash admin By admin – May 11, 2016 Google+ Pinterest A councillor has described as discrimination the fact that some of those living in council owned houses cannot buy them from the Local authority through the tenant purchase scheme.Tenants of one year or more are eligible to purchase their house at a discount, based on household income, provided they meet the eligibility cirteria for the scheme.However those in council houses on predominately private estates, were developer was obliged to provide a certain percentage of social housing, do not qualify for the scheme.Councillor Jimmy Kavanagh says this is a country wide issue that must be addressed…………Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/jimmykhouses.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Kavanagh calls for end to tenant purchase scheme “discrimination”center_img WhatsApp WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter Google+ Facebook Twitter Homepage BannerNews Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

Funeral takes place of Derry murder victim

first_img The funeral has taken place  of Kieran Doherty who was shot dead by the Real IRA in Derry last week.The 31-year-old father of one was gunned down on the Braehead Road on the outskirts of the city on Wednesday night.In a statement, the Real IRA said Kieran Doherty had been a senior member of its organisation.His family have denied that he was an informer or that he had anything to do with drugs.Jourmnalist Eamonn McDermott says Father Roland Colhoun, who celebrated Requiem Mass, condemned strongly those responsible for the murder:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/mcd1pm.mp3[/podcast] Facebook Funeral takes place of Derry murder victim WhatsApp Twitter Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Twitter By News Highland – March 1, 2010 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Pinterestcenter_img News WhatsApp Previous articleCouncillor not giving up on Greencastle Harbour projectNext articleAer Arann reveals new routes for City of Derry airport News Highland Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Facebook Pinterest 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan firelast_img read more

Still no trace of missing Derry man John Concannon

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Still no trace of missing Derry man John Concannon Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Twitter Pinterest Facebook Twitter Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Three weeks since he disappeared, there has been no confirmed sighting of missing Derry man John Concannon.Mr. Concannon, who suffers from dementia and has difficulty communicating, has been missing since November 10th.There have been a number of reported sightings of the 71 year-old but none have been confirmed.Mr Concannon is described as being about 5’6″ tall, of medium build and with grey hair. He was wearing a black and grey beanie hat, a black coat, checked shirt and navy trousers.John’s brother Micheal Concannon is again asking people to help find him:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/concraw.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ Facebook Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry center_img WhatsApp 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Previous articleRuaille Buaille le Colm Feireater 01/12/15Next article‘Creative’ Donegal student is Best Young Entrepreneur finalist News Highland Google+ Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire By News Highland – December 2, 2015 WhatsApp 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Pinterestlast_img read more